Archive for October 7th, 2020

Zimbabwe Teachers Refuse to Return to Schools Over Pay, Sanitation

HARARE – Zimbabwe, like other African countries, is trying a phased re-opening of schools after closing in March due to COVID-19. But many teachers like 33-year-old Munyaradzi Masiyiwa are refusing to return to class, pointing to low pay and unsafe conditions. Masiyiwa said he makes more money selling...
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In Tackling COVID-19, Africa Gives World Lesson

ADDIS ABABA – Africa’s response to COVID-19 has gained global recognition for its fast and targeted action. The Africa Centres for Disease Control has helped direct the continent’s 54 countries into an alliance praised for responding better than some richer countries, including the United States....
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Kenyan Court Convicts Two in 2013 Westgate Mall Attack

NAIROBI – A Kenyan court has found two men guilty for their roles in the deadly 2013 terrorist attack inside Nairobi’s Westgate Mall. The men were convicted Wednesday of conspiring with and aiding the attackers from the Somali militant group al-Shabab. The court acquitted a...
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